Sulkhan Singh is the new UP DGP
Lucknow: Finally the director general of Uttar Pradesh Police, Javeed Ahmed was shunted out on Friday by the Yogi Adityanath government. Besides shunting out Javed Ahmed, the state government also transferred 12 IPS officers in the first big reshuffle in the police hierarchy after the BJP came to power.
Ahmed has been repalced by an officer four batch senior to him as 1980-batch IPS officer Sulkan Singh, who was DG (training), will replace him.
Ahmed has been posted as the DG of Uttar Pradesh Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC).
Apart from shifting the Ahmed, ADG (law and order) Daljit Singh Chowdhury halso been transferred. Chowdhary and ADG economic offence wing (EOW) and logistics Aditya Mishra have swapped places.
It may be mentioned here that during the recent assembly polls, the BJP had petitioned the Election Commission to remove Ahmed, alleging that he was working at the behest of the then Samajwadi Party government.
DG (Intelligence) Jawahar Lal Tripathi has been made DG (prosecution) and DG (homeguards) Alok Prasad has been given additional charge of training.
Surya Kumar has been relieved from the post of DG (prosecution) and will continue as DG police recruitment and promotion board.
ADG (security) Bhavesh Kumar Singh has been made ADG (intelligence), ADG Police Training School Sitapur Vijay Kumar has been made ADG (security) while Alok Singh, who was on wait list has been made IG PAC (eastern zone). IG Sanjay Singhal has been made IG, PAC central zone.
Navneet Sikera has been relieved from the additional charge of PAC central zone as he will continue on IG Women powerline.